Decorating with Vinyl Disks

September 8, 2019
Vinyl disks have a design that makes for a perfect home decor accessory. Check out some ways to use them in your home in our post today.

New technology and the internet have made listening to vinyl disks a thing of the past. While they’ve made a comeback thanks to the vintage trend, not many people have a record player they can actually play the disks on.

But they represent something special that has earned them a spot as a home decor accessory. Today, many people use vinyl disks to create cool settings with a hint of vintage or retro soul. Do you have any in your home?

You might not believe it, but vinyl disks can help create true works of art throughout your home. They’re versatile and look perfect in living rooms and bedrooms. Check out some of our ideas.

6 practical ideas for decorating your home with vinyl disks

Decorating your home with vinyl disks is a great way to change up your rooms with reused materials. You can use what you already have at home or find them in antique shops as well.

Regardless of where you find them, you can use them in various ways for your home decor. They look perfect alongside other decor accessories.

Retro-style pictures

vinyl disks retro

A picture of a set of vinyl disks makes a great retro-style pieceYou can set it up next to a sound system or in a place where you spend your free time. The design can give rooms a perfect musical note.

How can you make it?

  • Gather several 7″ disks (the smallest sort) and fix them onto a board or canvas.
  • Use a hot glue gun to make sure they’re securely in place.
  • Lastly, hang the picture wherever you want.

Hanging lamp

With a few differently-sized vinyl disks, you can create a cool hanging lamp to use in your bedrooms or living room. But you’ll need to handle electricity in this project so we recommend contacting a professional to install it.

How can you make it?

  • Buy a ceiling lamp base and mount the disks on top of it.
  • Make sure that they’re in place. Then, install them on the ceiling and wire them.

Dream-catchers

vinyl disks dream catchers

Dream-catchers are trending for bedrooms these days. If you want one of your own, consider this idea that uses a vinyl disk. It’s a great project if you only have one disk hanging around at home.

How can you make it?

  • First, decorate the strings with feathers or any other accessory that you want to use.
  • After, glue them onto your disk with a hot glue gun. Or, make holes in your disk to tie the string on instead.

Clock

Are you creating a vintage decor setting? Don’t forget that you need a clock! Jazz it up with a vinyl disk. All you need to get started is a set of clock movements.

How can you make it?

  • Decorate your disk with the clock details (like the numbers).
  • When you’re finished, take the clock mount of an old clock and glue it onto your new clock.
  • Now, attach the clock mechanism to the back of the disk.

Fruit stand

You can use this cute vinyl disk fruit stand in your kitchen. It’ll also work as a candy dish for any celebration. You just need a couple of vinyl disks and a stand for a fruit bowl.

How can you make it?

  • First, find a suitable mount for your fruit stand at a home improvement or home accessories store.
  • After, slide the disks onto the mount, creating a two-tiered fruit stand.
vinyl disks fruit stand

Shelves

We also have a cool idea for vinyl disk shelves. The final result will work great for storing magazines, books or wine bottles. The best part is that they’re great for small spaces and will help you make the most of your space.

How can you make them?

  • Just hang slightly bent disks close to each other on a wall.
  • If you want to use them as a bottle-rack, make sure you fold the disks so that the bottles fit into them.
  • To fold the disks, submerge the part you want to fold in boiling water.
  • Then, carefully fold the disk into the shape you want.
  • Lastly, leave to dry outside until the disk is completely hard again.
  • Then, hang it wherever you want.

Have any more vinyl disk decor ideas? Let us know! And of course, our ideas are free for the taking! You’ll love them!